04 Nov 2011
Bihar, which not long back held the dubious distinction of being one of the most unsafe places for females as well as males, has finally broke the shackles to wake up on the issue of women safety. With the aim to set up one Mahila Thana in each district, the Cabinet has approved 40 Women police stations for the state.
04 Apr 2016
Lucknow: BJP state Mahila Morcha chief Madhu Mishra was today expelled from the party for six years over a controversial statement made by her in Aligarh recently.
01 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Members of a women's rights group have sought the support of the National Commission for Women (NCW) to abolish the practice of 'triple talaq', terming it as an "un-Quranic" practice.
01 Aug 2016
Patna: A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said. A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing a petition.
14 Sep 2016
Patna: Reacting to repeated attacks on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by RJD leaders, the Congress on Tuesday dared the Lalu Prasad-led party to quit the grand alliance.
06 Apr 2015
Patna: Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday appealed to women to play a key role in the Assembly polls due later this year like Lord Krishna did in Mahabharata.
05 Apr 2016
Lucknow: Charging BJP with having a non-serious attitude towards Dalits, BSP supremo Mayawati today claimed the action taken against state Mahila Morcha chief Madhu Mishra was an 'eyewash' ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.
05 Mar 2016
New Delhi: All India Mahila Congress today staged a protest outside BJP headquarters demanding immediate rollback of tax on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF).
19 Sep 2016
Patna: Atleast 50 feared dead after bus fell into pond in Madhubani district of Bihar on Monday. The accident took place near Basakha Chowk in Benapatti area, about 250 km from Patna.